Last Revised: October 2, 2021
If in your WordPress Site Health dashboard you see the message The optional module, exif, is not installed, or has been deactivated, you have the possibility to correct it with some changes.
The optional module, exif is not installed, or has been disabled.
The optional module, exif, is not installed, or has been disabled.
In case you have your website with WordPress on a shared hosting, you will need to contact your provider and ask them to activate the PHP exif extension.
VPS / Dedicated
If you have access to your VPS or dedicated server, installing PHP should automatically install the PHP exif extension.
cPanel Control Panel
If you have cPanel/WHM control panel, you can install PHP exif from the Software/EasyApache/Customize section.
Once there, in the PHP Extensions section you can search for “exif” and activate the corresponding options.
Panel de control Plesk
If you have a Plesk control panel (Service Provider View), when installing PHP you must automatically install the PHP exif extension.
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